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Broken Bread

Homeboy Industries - From a Life of Crime to Croissants

Father Greg Boyle started Homeboy Industries at a time when his parish had the highest concentration of gangs in the nation. Going against the prevalent "tough on crime" policies of the day, Homeboy Industries brought members of rival gangs and formerly incracerated on the same food production line, equipping them with skills that would get them off the streets and give them opportunities.

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